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Kebbi Government dismisses rumours of witch-hunting civil servants over political differences

By El-Yakub Dabai, Birnin Kebbi

The Chief of Staff to Kebbi State Governor, Barrister Affahiru Maccido, has described as untrue the rumour being peddled around that civil servants, traditional leaders and business men with no political affiliation with APC were being maltreated by the present administration.

He said that was a pure imaginations of those who were unhappy with the rapid transformation of the state as recorded by Governor Nasir Idris within the short time of his stay in office, thereby calling on the public to turn deaf ears to such malicious rumours by pessimists.

Barrister Maccido noted that quality roads were being constructed across the state, fertilizers and palliative were distributed to members of the public and recently CNG and solar powered pumps were given to farmers and all of these were done without consideration to party affiliatuon to political party but in the interest of bringing development to the state.

Besides, according to him, Government had been paying salaries of workers promptly in addition to continued payment of pensions and gratuiies to retirees because it was the responsibility of our administration to do so and therefore noted it was unfortunate for some unscrupulous elements to cook up and spread stories capable of destabilizing the peace in Kebbi State.

The Chief of Staff said the period of litigation had passed, adding that it was necessary to close ranks and sheath their swords by joining hands with Governor Idris led Administration to bring about positive changes that would in the next eight years place Kebbi above other states in the country in the area of infrastructural and socioeconomic developments.

“Let me assure the people of Kebbi State that the present government would protect the fundamental rights of every citizen. We shall make sure that all the towns, cities and villages were provided the basic necessities of life in order to promote peaceful coexistence amongst them” He said

He further stated “This administration has no time to waste on trivial issues that would distract its attention as contained in such rumours. We are mainly committed in providing gainful employment to our teeming youth through commerce and agriculture. By so doing we would fight poverty. This is the mission of Kauran Gwandu led Government”.

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